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APUSH- 4/22/14

  • We discussed Kennedy’s New Frontier and Johnson’s Great Society
  • Next review session is tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the fixed forum.
Class Activities

APUSH- 4/21/14

  • We finished 4 Little Girls.
  • We discussed
    • Civil Rights Act (1964)
    • EEOC
    • Selma March
    • Voting Rights Act (1965)
    • “affirmative action”
    • school desegregation/ busing
      • Alexander v. Holmes County BOE (1969)
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Class Activities

APUSH- 4/18/14

We continued watching 4 Little Girls.

Class topics for the next 2 weeks:

4/21- Civil Rights

4/22- JFK/LBJ domestic programs

4/23, 4/24- 60s Cold War- Cuba/ Vietnam… 17 more words

Class Activities

APUSH- Block Day, 4/16/14 & 4/17/14

  • We discussed the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    • Kennedy’s lack of mandate
    • March on Washington
  • bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church
Class Activities

April is the craziest month

T.S. Eliot may have called April the cruelest month, but for high school seniors that label might go to March. After the long autumn months of writing college applications and the cold winter months of awaiting a response (and hoping for the best), March delivers the stark reality of college admission decisions: yes, no, or would you like to wait for a possible yes later (at very low odds)? 664 more words

Higher Education

Confronting the Unknown--Completing the IB HL English Exam

By Ralph Lelii, English department

Over 230 of our students will be sitting IB/AP examinations this year. On May 5, sixty-six students will sit the English A1 HL examination at 8:00 a.m., within the soon to be halcyon halls of Alumni Gym. 1,258 more words

George School

Grant focuses on college credit

Polk County Itemizer-Observer
By Jolene Guzman
April 15th, 2014

POLK COUNTY — Dallas, Central, Falls City and Perrydale school districts, Western Oregon University, Chemeketa Community College and Willamette Education Service District are part of a consortium that received a $500,000 grant to expand college credit opportunities for high school students. 258 more words